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Amenorrhea – primary: Treatment

Treatment Treatment depends on the cause of the missing period. Primary amenorrhea caused by birth defects may require medications (hormones), surgery, or both. If the amenorrhea is caused by a tumor in the brain (pituitary tumor), the tumor is usually … Read more

Amenorrhea – primary: Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Test

Symptoms & Signs A female with amenorrhea will have no menstrual flow with or without other signs of puberty. Diagnosis & Tests The doctor will perform a physical exam and ask questions about the patient’s medical history. A pregnancy test … Read more

Amenorrhea – primary: Overview, Causes

Amenorrhea - primary: Overview, Causes

Alternate Names : Primary amenorrhea, No periods, Absent periods, Absent menses Definition Amenorrhea is the absence of menstruation. Primary amenorrhea is not considered to have occurred until a girl is beyond age 16, if she has undergone other normal changes … Read more